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Delacorte Theatre - Theater Information

HISTORY: The Delacorte Theater, established in 1962, can be found just off of 80th street on the southwest corner of the Great Lawn. Located at the heart of Central Park, the Delacorte Theater is best known for The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park, one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions. Tens of thousands of New York natives and visitors come to the Delacorte to enjoy free Shakespeare. Two plays are produced each summer, at least one of which is traditionally a play by Shakespeare.



Address:
81st and Central Park

New York, NY 10024

BUILT: 1962

SEATING CAPACITY: 1892


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Theatre History

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? As You Like It (2020)
? - ? Richard II (2021)
? - ? Hercules (2019)
? - ? Coriolanus (2019)
9/4/2018 - 9/9/2018 The Gospel at Colonus (2018)
7/17/2018 - 8/19/2018 Twelfth Night (2018)
5/29/2018 - 6/24/2018 Othello (2018)
? - ? As You Like It (2017)
? - ? A Midsummer Night's Dream (2017)
? - ? Julius Caesar (2017)
? - ? Twelfth Night (2016)
? - ? Troilus and Cressida (2016)
? - ? The Taming of the Shrew (2016)
6/12/2010 - 8/1/2010 The Merchant of Venice (2010)
6/9/2010 - 7/31/2010 The Winter's Tale (2010)
6/25/2009 - ? Twelfth Night (2009)
7/22/2008 - 9/14/2008 Hair (2008)
6/17/2008 - 6/29/2008 Hamlet (2008)
8/23/2007 - 9/9/2007 A Midsummer Night's Dream (2007)
6/19/2007 - 7/8/2007 Romeo and Juliet (2007)
8/21/2006 - 9/3/2006 Mother Courage and Her Children (2006)
6/14/2006 - 7/9/2006 Macbeth (2006)
8/28/2005 - 9/11/2005 Two Gentlemen of Verona (2005)
8/16/2005 - 9/11/2005 Two Gentlemen of Verona (2005)
7/12/2005 - 7/17/2005 As You Like It (2005)
7/13/2004 - 8/8/2004 Much Ado About Nothing (2004)
6/26/2003 - 8/10/2003 Henry V (2003)
7/18/2002 - 8/11/2002 Twelfth Night (2002)
8/12/2001 - 8/26/2001 The Seagull (2001)
6/17/2001 - 6/28/2001 Measure for Measure (2001)
7/6/2000 - 7/16/2000 The Winter's Tale (2000)
8/10/1999 - 9/5/1999 Tartuffe (1999)
6/17/1999 - 7/11/1999 The Taming of the Shrew (1999)
8/4/1998 - 8/30/1998 Cymbeline (1998)
6/12/1998 - 7/12/1998 The Skin of Our Teeth (1998)
8/1/1997 - ? On the Town (1997)
8/1/1997 - 8/31/1997 On the Town (1997)
6/13/1997 - 7/9/1997 Henry VIII (1997)
8/6/1996 - 9/1/1996 Timon of Athens (1996)
6/18/1996 - 7/14/1996 Henry V (1996)
8/4/1995 - 9/3/1995 Troilus and Cressida (1995)
6/22/1995 - 7/19/1995 The Tempest (1995)
8/4/1994 - 9/4/1994 Two Gentlemen of Verona (1994)
6/23/1994 - 7/24/1994 The Merry Wives of Windsor (1994)
8/5/1993 - 8/29/1993 All's Well That Ends Well (1993)
7/1/1993 - 7/25/1993 Measure for Measure (1993)
8/6/1992 - 8/30/1992 The Comedy of Errors (1992)
8/27/1991 - 9/8/1991 The Tempest (1991)
7/30/1991 - 8/11/1991 A Midsummer Night's Dream (1991)
6/21/1991 - 7/14/1991 Othello (1991)
8/3/1990 - 9/2/1990 The Tragedy of Richard III (1990)
6/22/1990 - 7/22/1990 The Taming of the Shrew (1990)
8/4/1989 - 9/2/1989 Titus Andronicus (1989)
6/23/1989 - 7/23/1989 Twelfth Night or What You Will (1989)
8/5/1988 - 9/4/1988 King John (1988)
6/24/1988 - 7/31/1988 Much Ado About Nothing (1988)
8/27/1987 - 9/13/1987 Henry IV Part I (1987)
7/24/1987 - 8/16/1987 Two Gentlemen of Verona (1987)
6/24/1987 - 7/19/1987 Richard II (1987)
9/3/1986 - 9/8/1986 Medea (1986)
6/20/1986 - 7/20/1986 Twelfth Night or What You Will (1986)
8/4/1985 - 9/1/1985 The Mystery of Edwin Drood (1985)
6/30/1985 - 7/21/1985 Measure for Measure (1985)
8/3/1984 - 9/2/1984 The Golem (1984)
6/22/1984 - 7/22/1984 Henry V (1984)
8/9/1983 - 9/4/1983 Non Pasquale (1983)
6/30/1983 - 7/31/1983 King Richard III (1983)
8/3/1982 - 9/5/1982 A Midsummer Night's Dream (1982)
6/25/1982 - 7/24/1982 Don Juan (1982)
7/31/1981 - 9/26/1981 Henry IV Part I (1981)
6/26/1981 - 7/26/1981 The Tempest (1981)
8/5/1980 - 8/31/1981 The Pirates of Penzance (1980)
6/27/1979 - 8/26/1979 Othello (1979)
6/22/1979 - 7/22/1979 Coriolanus (1979)
8/3/1978 - 9/3/1978 The Taming of the Shrew (1978)
6/29/1978 - 7/30/1978 All's Well That Ends Well (1978)
8/2/1977 - 8/28/1977 Agamemnon (1977)
6/28/1977 - 7/28/1977 The Threepenny Opera (1977)
7/29/1976 - 8/29/1976 Measure for Measure (1976)
6/24/1976 - 7/25/1976 Henry V (1976)
7/24/1975 - 8/24/1975 The Comedy of Errors (1975)
6/18/1975 - 7/19/1975 Hamlet (1975)
7/25/1974 - 8/25/1974 The Merry Wives of Windsor (1974)
6/20/1974 - 7/21/1974 Pericles, Prince of Tyre (1974)
7/31/1973 - 8/26/1973 Two Gentlemen of Verona (1973)
7/26/1973 - 8/26/1973 King Lear (1973)
6/21/1973 - 7/21/1973 As You Like It (1973)
8/10/1972 - 9/3/1972 Much Ado About Nothing (1972)
7/20/1972 - 8/6/1972 Ti-Jean and His Brothers (1972)
6/20/1972 - 7/16/1972 Hamlet (1972)
8/12/1971 - 8/29/1971 The Tale of Cymbeline (1971)
7/27/1971 - 8/8/1971 Two Gentlemen of Verona (1971)
7/22/1971 - 8/8/1971 Two Gentlemen of Verona (1971)
6/25/1971 - 7/18/1971 Timon of Athens (1971)
6/25/1970 - 8/22/1970 Richard III (1970)
6/24/1970 - 8/22/1970 The Chronicles of King Henry VI, Part 2 (1970)
6/23/1970 - 8/22/1970 The Chronicles of King Henry VI, Part 1 (1970)
8/6/1969 - 8/30/1969 Twelfth Night (1969)
7/8/1969 - 8/2/1969 Peer Gynt (1969)
8/7/1968 - 8/31/1968 Romeo and Juliet (1968)
6/18/1968 - 8/3/1968 Henry IV Part 2 (1968)
6/11/1968 - 8/3/1968 Henry IV Part 1 (1968)
8/4/1965 - 8/28/1965 Troilus and Cressida (1965)
7/7/1965 - 7/31/1965 Coriolanus (1965)
6/9/1965 - 7/3/1965 Love's Labor's Lost (1965)
9/16/1964 - 7/4/1964 Hamlet (1964)
8/5/1964 - 8/29/1964 Electra (1964)
7/8/1964 - 8/9/1964 Othello (1964)
8/13/1962 - 9/1/1962 King Lear (1962)
6/19/1962 - 9/1/1962 The Merchant of Venice (1962)
? - ? Much Ado About Nothing (2014)
? - ? King Lear (2014)
? - ? The Tempest (2015)
? - ? Cymbeline (2015)
? - ? The Odyssey (2015)
? - ? The Winter's Tale (2014)